elate elate  /ɪ ˈleɪt/


  • (v) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism



  1. Neither the pursuit of records nor the fact that he is the most successful driver in the 22-year his tory of organized drag racing seems to elate him.
  2. Such discoveries elate doctors like Barondes.
  3. Such discoveries elate doctors like Barondes.


  • Chuck McGill: Stats tell a story for improved Marshall defense

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Visiting Conference USA football newcomer UTSA put points on the scoreboard on two of 12 possessions against Marshall on Saturday. So why, then, did one of those scoring "drives" elate first-year Herd defensive co...
    on October 7, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail


  1. "One lives in hope that music is more than mere noise, filling up idle time, whether intending to elate or lament," Costello wrote in a message posted on his Web site, in which he discussed his decision to cancel his June 30 and June 31 Tel Aviv...
    on May 18, 2010 By: Elvis Costello Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  2. "Man, this guy's the Watermelon Man. Michael Nutter cannot elate to the people who need him most," said Street on 610 WIP.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Milton Street Source: CBS 3

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